Jail crime surges as it takes in mainstream offenders
A north-east jail was rocked by a crimewave as offences committed by inmates went through the roof.
The rate of offending at Peterhead Prison rose by 260% since the facility began accepting mainstream inmates last summer, a new study has revealed.
The Victorian era jail, which closed its doors for good just before Christmas, won worldwide acclaim for its work as a sex offenders unit.
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